Origin:Indian
Popularity:20400
Meaning:lotus
Like the lotus flower blossoming in even the muddiest water, baby will be a shining light even in tough circumstances. Nalin, a boy's name, is of Hindi origin and means "lotus." In Hinduism and Buddhism, the lotus is seen as a symbol of enlightenment in challenging situations. It's also a symbol of rebirth and purity, so you can use this name to honor the changes your family is going to go through.

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